Feb 26, 2024
The Associate in Arts degree in Art will provide the student with a basic foundation in art principles and practices. Selected courses will include study in art history and studio practice in the creation of both two and three-dimensional works of art. The Art degree is designed for transfer to a four-year university or college, and for students who are interested in furthering skills in the visual arts.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of art in its historical context, including the social, political, economic, and religious context.
- Demonstrate creative problem solving, in the areas of form, content, function, and expression.
- Demonstrate skills and techniques used in multiple media to produce visual art.
- Demonstrate the appropriate use of terminology pertinent to the media or the field.
- Demonstrate the ability to analyze visual art.
Major Requirements - Restricted Electives
Complete 18 units
Area A - Art History
Complete 3 units selected from:
Complete 9 units selected from:
Complete 6 units selected from:
Minimum Major Units Required: 18
Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.
Complete one of the following general education patterns:
Students are advised to double-count courses in the major or area of emphasis to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of both major/area of emphasis and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.
Minimum Degree Units Required: 60